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This online course is for MSD researchers and covers the principles of performing a systematic review and meta-analysis.

COURSE AIM

This online interactive session for MSD DPhil students and early career researchers outlines the key principles of how to perform a systematic review and the basic principles of meta-analysis. It will provide a basic introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

COURSE CONTENT

 What is a systematic review and why do we need them?

Overview of the process of conducting a systematic review

Understanding the basic principles of how to develop a systematic review protocol

What is a meta-analysis?

Understanding the basic principles of how the results are displayed and interpreted.

Please note: this online version of the course is scaled down so it might not be possible to cover all topics listed.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Find out what a systematic review is and why they are needed

Learn about the process of conducting a systematic review

Understand the basic principles of how to develop a systematic review protocol

Learn about meta-analysis

Understand the basic principles of how results are displayed and interpreted

 

PARTICIPANT NUMBERS

 20

HOW IT WILL WORK

Booking confirmation and reminder emails will send you the link for the live interactive sessions (held in Teams) and joining instructions. To join the session, you can click on the link 15 minutes before the session. Once the tutor has started the session they will tell you what to do. The tutor will share his screen with the slides.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

A good internet connection, uninterrupted time, camera and microphone enabled on your PC.

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE ON SURVEY COMPLETION

It is now a requirement that you complete the three short questions in the survey you receive after attending the course. Once you have submitted the survey, you will be sent an email with a link to your attendance certificate. This is to ensure we receive the feedback we need to evaluate and improve our courses. Survey results are downloaded and stored anonymously.

PLEASE NOTE

Where no cost is indicated in the shopping trolley, no deposit is required. However, more than two consecutive non-attendances or late cancellations without good reason will be logged and may mean you cannot attend any further MSD training that term. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further information.